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Cranberry-Cherry Sauce

12/31/2009 meps 0

In a prior life, when I had a freezer, I bought extra bags of cranberries in the fall and froze them to use all year. This past year aboard Flutterby, I missed my frozen cranberries. […]

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Cookie rapture

12/24/2009 meps 0

This is just a brief Christmas eve photo essay, before I move onto making all my favorite Christmas Eve buffet finger foods. Barry and I received the most precious package of homemade cookies the other […]

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Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Mom’s Pot Pie

12/18/2009 meps 1

The Mom referred to is Odessa Simpson, who taught me to make this awesome dish in her 150-year-old kitchen. This is comfort food at its very best — rich, heavy, simple Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. It […]

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Holly Jolly Roger (modified)

12/16/2009 meps 0

Based on a drink I found on I love the name, and the flavor is unique and very smooth. 2 oz Cruzan blackstrap rum 1 oz amaretto Dash of anisette 6 oz apple juice […]